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Video: Weather

Discover that weather is the condition of the air outside, and learn the words we use to describe weather: sunny, cloudy, rainy, snowy, hot, and cool. Understand that the weather may change from day to day, but general trends in weather can be seen from season to season. Learn how the sun warms the Earth and other ways that weather forms and changes. See how tools like thermometers, weathervanes, and rain gauges measure and record these weather changes.

Student Application

Sunny, cloudy, rainy, snowy, hot, cool. See what makes our weather change from day-to-day and see how tools measure and record these changes.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will realize that weather is dependent on air, water, and heat from the sun.
  2. Students will understand that the earth as a whole is composed of solids liquids, and gases. An atmosphere, composed of gases, surrounds the earth, much of which is covered by water.
  3. Students will observe that as the earth ...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Ask the class what the weather is like today. Take the students outside to check the sky, the wind, and the temperature. Based on these observations, come to a consensus on a "weather report." Is it Cloudy or clear? Windy or calm? Hot or cold? Wet or dry?